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music project 2

bhangra
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akshvir go

on 26 March 2013

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The history of bhangra Information about punjab BHANGRA By: AKSHVIR Bhangra started in late 1960s. Today, bhangra is not
just a dance but it is also a musical syle.Bhangra lyrics, always sung in the Punjabi language, generally cover social issues such as love, relationships, alcohol, dancing, and marriage. Additionally, there are countless Bhangra songs devoted to Punjabi pride themes and Punjabi heroes. dancing and drinking in the fields of the Punjab. http://www.punjabonline.com/servlet/library.history?Action=Bhangra
The birthplace of Bhangra, the Punjab is a region extending over part of Northern India. Translated, the name "Punjab" means the "Land of Five Rivers." The people of the Punjab are called Punjabis and they speak a language called Punjabi. The two main religions in the area are Sikhism, Hinduism. http://www.punjabonline.com/servlet/library.history?Action=Bhangra THANKS FOR
WATCHING !!!! Many different Punjabi instruments contribute to the sound of Bhangra. These include tumbi, dhol, sarangi, keyboard,and a variety of other string and percussion instruments. The primary and most important instrument that defines Bhangra is the drumset.[citation needed]

The string instruments include the guitar (both acoustic and electrical), bass, sitar, tumbi, violin and sarangi. The snare, toms, dhad, dafli, dholki, and damru are the other drums. The tumbi, originally played by folk artists such as Lalchand Yamla Jatt and Kuldip Manak in true folk recordings and then famously mastered by Chamkila, a famous Punjabi folk singer (not Bhangra singer), is a high-tone, single-string instrument.. The sarangi is a multi-stringed instrument, somewhat similar to the violin and is played using meends, Many different Punjabi instruments contribute to the sound of Bhangra. These include tumbi, dhol, sarangi, keyboard,and a variety of other string and percussion instruments. The primary and most important instrument that defines Bhangra is the drumset. The string instruments include the guitar (both acoustic and electrical), bass, dhad, dafli, dholki, and damru are the other drums. The tumbi, originally played by folk artists such as Lalchand Yamla Jatt and Kuldip Manak in true folk recordings and then famously mastered by Chamkila, a famous Punjabi folk singer. The instruments and the artists
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